Employment

It’s a great time to become part of a dynamic, caring agency that addresses one of our community’s major public health epidemics: child sexual and physical abuse and exploitation. Kristi House is 22 years old and still growing to meet the needs of children in Miami-Dade County. At the Kristi House Child Advocacy Center, you’d be part of a team that is helping to heal and protect our community’s most vulnerable victims. 

1 position is currently open:

Project GOLD Support Staff

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Project GOLD Support Staff position serves as site and office manager for the Project GOLD Drop In Center, assisting youth participating in programs. This position works closely with the Youth Advocates and Members of Project GOLD, responsible for supporting a wide array of activities and programs taking place daily at the center. The position is responsible for assisting Members with a wide range of needs, supporting the Youth Advocates, and planning for/preparing the daily nutritional program. The position works closely with Project GOLD Drivers and Directors, as well as community volunteers who provide programming for the girls. She acts as liaison to other Kristi House staff and Directors and coordinates activities at the Center.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist Members and Emerging Members of the Center, helping them to access needed personnel or services. 
  • Answer and provide information and assistance to callers and visitors that vary from crisis needs, law enforcement issues, to support needs. 
  • Log referrals in intake logbook and electronically and maintain Member participation logs, tracking, and incentives. 
  • Assist directors with reporting and related activities necessary to meet federal and State funding requirements of the grants supporting Project GOLD. 
  • Shop, plan and lead the staff in the preparation of the evening meal. 
  • Assist in coordinating Case Review meetings and maintaining client file organization.
  • Conduct initial screenings over the phone for new referrals to determine eligibility for Project GOLD.
  • Serve as liaison between contracted vendors for the Drop In Center and the financial offices of Kristi House, facilitating onsite repairs, installations, and server resets. 
  • Serve as back-up driver for a 15-passenger van. 
  • Maintain inventory and order, receive, and distribute supplies.
  • Act as point of intake for all Drop In Center mail and liaison for Kristi House administrative offices.
  • Assist with special projects as required.

Qualifications:

  • Degree from a Community College or experience in working in nonprofit organizations, or a combination of training and experience. 
  • Professionalism and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work well with staff and clients from diverse cultures and ethnicities
  • Ability to interact well with at-risk girls and victims of trauma
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Ability to manage workload, adjust to changing priorities and opportunities.
  • Experience interfacing with children and members of the community and working in a culturally diverse environment.

Send resume and cover note to jobs@kristihouse.org


Kristi House is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If an accommodation is needed in order to participate in the application process, please contact our Director of Operations, Dawn Thompson, at 305-547-6834 or dthompson@kristihouse.org.

To advise us of your interest in possible employment opportunities at Kristi House, please send a cover letter and resume to: Director of Operations, Kristi House, 1265 NW 12th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, or email it to jobs@kristihouse.org

In the employment, training, promoting, or provision of service to clients, Kristi House will not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, country of national origin, language proficiency, or ability to pay. In addition, clients that are diagnosed with co-occurring disorders will not be excluded from service because of the diagnosis. Kristi House will provide reasonable accommodation to all employees and clients as specified by the mandates of the Americans with Disabilities Act, The Department of Children and Families CFOP 60-10, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. All services including communication assistance and auxiliary aids, are provided free of charge to the client.

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